Assistant Professor of Psychology & Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Pennsylvania State University-Altoona
Dr. Tornello received her PhD in Developmental Psychology from the University of Virginia. Dr. Tornello’s research has focused broadly on families, parenting, gender, and sexual orientation. The majority of her work has explored the role of family composition in children’s development, parental dynamics, and couple functioning. How do variations (e.g., pathways to parenthood or division of unpaid labor) and changes (e.g., divorce) in family composition relate to family members’ development and functioning?
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Spring 2016 - Summer 2016
Abbigale Bradley is a junior undergraduate student studying Psychology and Criminal Justice with a minor in Women's Studies at Penn State University- Altoona. Outside of school, she enjoys reading, watching movies, and walking her black lab. After graduation, she plans on working with gender and sexual minorities in the criminal justice system.
Harleigh T. McCloskey
Harleigh McCloskv is a junior undergraduate student at Pennsylvania State University-Altoona pursuing a degree in Education with a Psychology minor. Harleigh plans on finishing her degree next year at University Park with a focus on Elementary Education. She's currently involved on campus with Psychology Club and P.A.W.W aka PSU Altoona for Animal Welfare. In her free time, she likes to hike, go on road trips with friends, and read. After graduating, she plans on attending graduate school for a Master's Degree in Developmental Psychology.
Fall 2015 - Summer 2016
Rachel Stoltz is a junior undergraduate student Psychology at Pennsylvania State University-Altoona pursuing a degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice. Rachel plans on continuing her degree next year at University Park with a focus on Neuroscience. She is currently part of the Psychology club and Gay-Straight Alliance aka Pride Club. Rachel is a LGBTQ+ activist who in her free time likes to read, write, play Xbox, and ride/take care of her horses.
Ola is a senior undergraduate student at Pennsylvania State University –
Altoona majoring in Psychology with a concentration in business and pursuing a
minor in Labor Studies and Employment Relations. She is currently involved in
Psychology club as the club treasurer. Outside of class Melissa likes to work
on campus, go on walks, and hangout with her new kitten, Leo. After graduating,
she plans on attending graduate school for a Master’s Degree in Industrial –
Blythe Arnold-Scott is in her final semester at Pennsylvania
State University – Altoona majoring in Psychology. After graduation she plans
on getting her Master’s degree in clinical psychology. Personally Blythe has a
personal connection to the LGBTQ community, being raised by a gay father and
having siblings who are part of the LGBTQ community.
Josh Meadows is an
undergraduate student at Pennsylvania State University – Altoona majoring in psychology. He plans on attending a
Master's Degree program at IUP next year, with a focus on Employment and Labor
Relations. In his free time, Josh enjoys hanging out with friends, hiking,
exercising, and riding motorcycles.
Olivia Dickson is a sophomore
Pennsylvania State University – Altoona majoring in psychology. After graduation, Olivia plans on getting
her Master’s Degree and open her own practice as a psychologist. She enjoys
traveling to new places and trying new things.